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variable-pitch

[vair-ee-uh-buh l-pich] /ˈvɛər i ə bəlˈpɪtʃ/
adjective, Aeronautics, Nautical
1.
(of a propeller) controllable-pitch.
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  • It had flaps which permitted slow landings and short take-offs, and it had retractable landing gear and variable-pitch propeller.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine

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